British Steam tanker
|Completed||1921 - Sir W.G. Armstrong, Whitworth & Co Ltd, Newcastle-upon-Tyne|
|Owner||Eagle Oil & Shipping Co Ltd, London|
|Date of attack||20 May 1941||Nationality: British|
|Fate||Damaged by U-111 (Wilhelm Kleinschmidt)|
|Position||57° 32'N, 40° 21'W - Grid AJ 3542|
|Complement||53 (0 dead and 53 survivors).|
|Route||Bowling - Curaçao|
|History||Completed in July 1921|
Broken up at Briton Ferry in October 1957.
|Notes on event|
At 16.44 hours on 20 May 1941 the unescorted San Felix (Master George Wentworth Highley), dispersed from convoy OB-322, was hit by one of two torpedoes from U-111 about 175 miles southeast of Cape Farewell. She escaped in a rain squall with a slight list to starboard after evading a second attack by zagging. The tanker arrived in St. John’s on 26 May. After temporary repairs, she continued to New York after two months and returned to service in October 1941.
|On board||We have details of 4 people who were on board.|
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